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Alzheimer’s imaging pact

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Drug-diagnostic giant Bayer Schering licenses an Alzheimer's-detecting positron emission tomography agent from Philadelphia molecular imaging firm Avid Radiopharmaceuticals. The deal, announced June 19, results from a 2005 option agreement between the two companies for AV1/ZK and related fluorine-based compounds, which target amyloid plaques in the brain...

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